Spamassasin, sendmail, Postfix

Gary Gatten Ggatten at
Mon Mar 22 23:33:00 UTC 2010

Holy $hit! I think someone just admitted they weren't all knowing!  This is yet another sign of the pending apocolypse!

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To: freebsd-questions at <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Mon Mar 22 18:09:15 2010
Subject: Re: Spamassasin, sendmail, Postfix

On Mar 22, 2010, at 4:39 PM, Jerry wrote:

> On Mon, 22 Mar 2010 15:51:01 -0600
> Dan Busarow <dan at> articulated:
>> On Mar 22, 2010, at 3:22 PM, Jerry wrote:
>>> On Mon, 22 Mar 2010 16:00:17 -0430
>>> Alberto Mijares <amijaresp at> articulated:
>>>> As I see it, FreeBSD is, in fact, a DNS server or a mail server by
>>>> default, between others and if I want. And since Postfix has some
>>>> limitations vs. Sendmail, I'm glad that is sendmail the choice of
>>>> FreeBSD.
>>>> I also must say that I frecuently use Postfix for Mail Servers, if
>>>> I don't need exotic features.
>>> Out of morbid curiosity, what limitations and exotic features?
>> UUCP for one.
>> I *think* you can also get sendmail to do other transports via
>> mailertable that would not be possible with postfix.  Example, an
>> scp to another server that doesn't have an MTA running.
> Is this what you are referring to:

Well I'll be.  I didn't think postfix would do UUCP.  I stand corrected.


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